Fake Amber Alerts and Text Messages

United States
April 7, 2009 6:10pm CST
I just recieved the third fake amber alert text message on my phone. This text included a picture of the child and her name. Come to find out this text was blasted by the mothers ex husband back in November. What I can not understand is why someone would do something like this? My daughter ran away for three days and I was out of my mind, sending a text to all her friends probably would have been smart, but the more people send fake ones the less likely anyone will pay attention when it is real!
2 responses
• United States
7 Apr 09
I totally agree. I have never even heard of such a thing. I must say that I find it truely horrible. I think if people continue to do this is will downplay the actual messages.
• United States
8 Apr 09
Yeah it is terrible, I meant to add the link in the discussion. http://times-journal.com/story.lasso?ewcd=61edbb0817c7816a
• United States
8 Apr 09
Its a federal crime to do that. This law was created for a reason other than horseplay.